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BT in Spectrum Spat

Ray Le Maistre
12/29/2009

9:00 AM -- BT Group plc (NYSE: BT; London: BTA), the only major European incumbent not to own any mobile network assets, isn't happy with the British government's plans to hand out extra spectrum to the U.K.'s cellular operators as part of the Digital Britain program, according to The Guardian.

The newspaper reports that BT, which wants the chance to snap up some airwaves for itself via an auction, is prepared to go to court to halt the plans. This could get messy...

— Ray Le Maistre, International News Editor, Light Reading

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